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98.1 Saturday with Pete Hanson

Got big plans for the weekend? Whatever you’re up to I appreciate you taking us along and making 98.1 part of it. Whether you’re working on the honey-do list, or just relaxing, making your weekend up as you go along (those are the best kind), I’ll keep churnin’ out the tunes for you, and keep you up to date on what’s going on in St. Cloud this weekend.

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Sa 7:00 am - 10:00 am

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What’s Your Dream Getaway? Qualifying Starts Monday

Here at 98.1 'Minnesota's New Country' we're ready to make more dreams come true -- YOUR dream in fact! So far fifteen lucky winners (all from Central Minnesota) have won the trip of their dreams from 98.1. What would be your Dream Getaway if money was no object? We start giving more trips away this Monday morning.

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Minnesota State Fair Tips, Bargains and Need-To-Know Info

The 2016 Minnesota State Fair starts this Thursday and runs through Labor Day -- featuring dozens of new attractions, exhibits and foods; a variety of discounts and special deal days; numerous special events; and hundreds of free live music and entertainment acts. Here's what you need to know.

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Mongolian Wrestling Coaches Go Nuts, Strip Down After Unfavorable Decision in Rio [Watch]

Who knew the best highlight from the Rio Olympics would come on the final day? Two Mongolian Olympic wrestling coaches stripped their clothes off after their wrestler Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran lost the bronze medal match after the judges awarded a penalty point to Uzbekistan’s Ikhtiyor Navruzov.

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These are the 39 Minnesota License Plates Revoked for Being Inappropriate

The State of Minnesota has revoked 39 personalized license plates following a review of more than 98,000 vanity plates issued by the state. The review was sparked when a plate reading FMUSLMS appeared on social media earlier this year, before the Department of Public Safety revoked it.

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Minnesota State Fair Adds 32 New Foods for 2016 [Photos]

The Minnesota State Fair has announced the lineup of 32 new foods that are coming to the 2016 'Great Minnesota Get Together' August 25th through September 5th in St. Paul. From SPAM Sushi to the Reuben Pickle Dog -- the new menu additions are sure to be a hit!

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Amber Alert Issued for Missing Meeker County Girl [Photos]

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 5 year old Meeker County girl, last seen at her home in Watkins last night -- believed to have been taken this morning by a family friend. Alayna Ertl is a white female, 45 pounds with shoulder-length sandy brown hair. The suspect is Zachary Todd Anderson -- white male, 5'10", 200 pounds, dark hair.

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Minnesota United Announce Move to MLS in 2017

The Minnesota United held a large-scale press conference and celebration of Minnesota soccer this evening at CHS Field in St. Paul to announce that the team will be joining Major League Soccer -- the premiere professional league in the U.S. -- beginning next season. But wait, there's more...

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Why Summer is Women’s Winter (Ashli’s Struggle)

For as long as there have been thermostats, men & women have been unable to find a room temperature that suits them both. Every morning in the 98.1 studio, Ashli claims that "it's freezing" -- wrapping herself in blankets and sitting on heating pads; all summer long. This video sums up her struggle.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Expired

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until Midnight for most of Central Minnesota. A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect until 10:00 AM Thursday morning. Large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain are possible this evening. Stay tuned to 98.1 for possible warnings.

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